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6tag

The budget friendly Lumia 435, 530 and Lumia 535 can now use 6tag for Instagram

If you have managed to pick up one of those new ultra-cheap Lumias, you will be glad to know that you can now use the third-party Instagram client 6tag on those phones. Huyn has pushed out version 4.0.2.0 of the popular Instagram app to all users, but only those with some new entry-level Lumia...
Softcard for Windows Phone

Google acquires Softcard tech, fate of Windows Phone apps unknown

Google announced earlier today that it has acquired "technology and intellectual property" from the online payments company Softcard. Rumors about the acquisition were first reported in January. The news puts the fate of the recently launched Softcard Windows Phone apps for Verizon and AT&T...
Media Browser

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 updated with sync and offline support

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 got an update this week that adds, among other things, sync and offline support. Both of these features will be added to the Windows Phone and other versions of the app in the future. Here's the change log for the new version: Full Featured Sync Management - The...
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Acer Liquid Leap

We go hands-on with the Acer Liquid Leap+ smart activeband

Today at MWC 2015, Acer has announced their Liquid Leap+ smart wearable. It can track the user's steps, running distance and calories burned. It also supports notifications and playback control. What's also great is that it can sync and connect with Androis, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. See it...
Media Browser

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 updated with sync and offline support

Media Browser for Windows 8.1 got an update this week that adds, among other things, sync and offline support. Both of these features will be added to the Windows Phone and other versions of the app in the future. Here's the change log for the new version: Full Featured Sync Management - The...
6tag

The budget friendly Lumia 435, 530 and Lumia 535 can now use 6tag for Instagram

If you have managed to pick up one of those new ultra-cheap Lumias, you will be glad to know that you can now use the third-party Instagram client 6tag on those phones. Huyn has pushed out version 4.0.2.0 of the popular Instagram app to all users, but only those with some new entry-level Lumia...
Aeries for Windows Phone gains background notifications, tons of bugfixes in latest update

Aeries for Windows Phone gains background notifications, tons of bugfixes in latest update

Aeries, a relatively new Twitter app for Windows Phone that we were thoroughly impressed with during our hands-on, scored an update today, bringing with it a ton of bug fixes along and support for background notifications. Here are some of the highlights from Aeries 1.2: Background...
MixRadio to suspend in-app music purchases in March

MixRadio to suspend in-app music purchases in March

In an email sent out to users today, the team behind the popular Lumia-only music streaming app MixRadio said that it will be dropping support for purchasing music through the app in March. From the MixRadio team: "From March 2015 we'll be suspending all operator billing and credit/debit...
6tag

6tag gets improvements for cropping, geolocation, and passwords in new update

Late last night, 6tag 4.0.0.1 returned to the Windows Phone Store after a caching bug prevented the app from updating on some phones. Today, Huyn has pushed out another update bringing the version to 4.0.1 and with it, a few new improvements and fixes. The update is live now in the store and...
NOAA Hi-Def Radar for Windows

NOAA Hi-Def Radar for Windows and Windows Phone updated with new Live Tile settings

Weather tracking for some people is serious business and NOAA Hi-Def Radar, using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data, is one of those apps. Today, version 1.1.0.12 of the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 apps are going out to the Store and with it a bevy of changes, fixes...
VLC for Windows 10

VLC becomes a true universal app for Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

The main developer behind the Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone versions of the VLC media player has announced new updates for both apps, along with news that VLC is a universal app for both platforms. The app works with Windows 10 as well In a blog post, VideoLAN developer Thomas Nigro announced...
Photo Marker

Photo Marker picks up an update, bundles numerous small improvements

Photo Marker is a neat little app that enables you to mark and add notes to any photo on your Windows Phone. Today, the developer released version 1.6, adding a number of small improvements. As covered in our review of the app, it's not an app that you'll use day-in and day-out, but it's super-...
5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: February 27, 2015

5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: February 27, 2015

With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there. For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest for one reason or another. They are the 5 Intriguing Apps of the Week...

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